Sex differences in the perceived intensity of breathlessness during exercise with advancing age.

@article{Ofir2008SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the perceived intensity of breathlessness during exercise with advancing age.},
  author={Dror Ofir and Pierantonio Laveneziana and Katherine Alexandra Webb and Yuk-Miu Lam and Denis O'donnell},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={104 6},
  pages={1583-93}
}
The prevalence of activity-related breathlessness increases with age, particularly in women, but the specific underlying mechanisms have not been studied. This novel cross-sectional study was undertaken to examine the effects of age and sex, and their interaction, on the perceptual and ventilatory responses to incremental treadmill exercise in 73 healthy participants (age range 40-80 yr old) with normal pulmonary function. Age-related changes at a standardized oxygen uptake (Vo(2)) during… CONTINUE READING

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